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Class of OAC '60 Award for Outstanding Teaching Assistant Deadline

Value: One-time award of $1,000 Details: Undergraduate and graduate students and faculty members are encouraged to make nominations at any time, accompanied by appropriate documentation, to nominate students for teaching assistant duties completed in the previous calendar year (i.e. January to December). More information: Class of OAC '60 Award for Outstanding Teaching Assistant

Designing and Creating Infographics

Infographics are a unique way to organize and showcase research or complicated information.  This two-hour workshop will walk you through the steps for designing and creating an effective infographic including, the role of data, graphic design principles, accessibility considerations and an introduction to free tools for creation. After this workshop, you’ll be able to:                 Describe what an infographic is                 Articulate the role of data in story telling                 Choose appropriate chart types to present your data
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Egg Farmers of Ontario / Dr. Donald Shaver Scholarships in Sustainable Poultry Production Deadline

Value: up to $12,500 per year for up to 1 year (Master's) or 2 years (Doctoral) Details: Established in recognition of Dr. Shaver's impact on layer genetics and sustainable poultry production. Students must submit a one-page research proposal and a CV, and arrange to have 2 letters of reference submitted, to the Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies grschol@uougelphca by February 3. Open to students entering any graduate program or in semester 1, 2, or 3 at time of application, who are conducting or proposing research in egg farming, such as, but not limited to: marketing initiatives aimed at growing the market for egg products; economic and business aspects of egg production and marketing, egg quality, safety and processing, the environment; as well as layer production research related to improving nutrition, health and performance. Recipients are required to submit an annual summary of their research. More information on the Egg Farmers of Ontario/Dr.Donald Shaver Scholarships in Sustainable Poultry Production

Arthur D. Latornell Graduate Travel Grants Deadline

​Value: varying amounts up to a total of $27,000 annually Details: Established to honour Arthur D. Latornell, OAC '50, who had a life-long special interest in resource management and conservation and in helping young people. Students registered in any program with at least an "A-" average in the last 2 years whose research interests relate to resource management and/or resource conservation; one of the ten awards is available to a student whose research interest relates to resource remediation/reclamation. More information: Arthur D. Latornell Graduate Travel Grants  

Clan Fergusson Graduate Research Travel Grant Deadline

Value: several awards totalling approximately $1,000 Details: *Second Call for 2019-20* Research must relate to Scottish studies, including study in drama, English, family studies, history, philosophy and sociology. For more information: Clan Fergusson Graduate Research Travel Grant 

Fred Thompson Scholarship

Value: up to $9,000 (two $4,500 payments, one in the recipient's 1st semester and one in their 4th semester) Details: Established in memory of David Frederick (Fred) Thompson, 1920-2005, who for 40 years was the Secretary of the Canadian Dairy and Food Industry Supply Association. Selection will be based on a combination of academic achievement and relevance of proposed research and its application in industry or the community. For more information: Fred Thompson Scholarship

ICI Scholarship in Biotechnology Deadline

Value: one-time award of $3,000 Details: Full-time MSc or PhD student doing research in biotechnology. More information: ICI Scholarship in Biotechnology
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Arrell Graduate Scholarships 2nd Deadline

Deadline: There are TWO deadlines which applicants must meet in order to be considered for the Arrell Graduate Scholarships: February 21, 2020: Deadline to submit a completed application for admission to the graduate program in which the applicant intends to enroll while holding an Arrell Scholarship March 2, 2020: Deadline to submit all other completed components of the scholarship application Value: up to $100,000 (payable over 6 semesters) for Master's and up to $200,000 (payable over 12 semesters) for Doctoral   Details: The Arrell Food Institute at the University of Guelph is now accepting scholarship applications for students entering a graduate program in the Fall 2020 semesters. The Institute is seeking emerging scholars who are not only academically outstanding but also passionately committed to ensuring that future generations are well fed, that diets are nutritious and equitable, and that agriculture is sustainable. As a complement to their graduate research, successful applicants will provide leadership within multi-disciplinary teams of graduate students, who will work with community, government and industry partners, and University of Guelph experts linked to the Arrell Food Institute, to address global food issues. This is a unique opportunity to be a part of the 'Food from Thought' research program, a $76.6 million investment from Canada's First Research Excellence Fund.

Stanley Saunders Scholarship for Music Deadline

Value: One-time award of $6,000 Details: Matched by the University Graduate Scholarship Matching Program, this scholarship is provided through a generous bequest from Dr. Richard Carlton, faculty member in the Department of Sociology & Anthropology from 1972 to December 1990. Selection is based on the quality of the proposal, the research findings of which are expected to be publishable in recognized humanities and/or social science journals. Preference will be given to research relating to the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and Romantic periods of music up to 1900. More information: Stanley Saunders Scholarship for Music

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